Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Picture Gallery

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old May 8, 2013, 10:30 AM   #1
mr.suff
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Rutland, UK
Post your complete mobile/cell phone history.

Thumb resize.

I definitely have a tech problem. How many of you do too?
I'm thinking number 31 will be either the Oppo Find 5 or HTC One or Sony Xperia Z. Undecided as of right now.

Current daily driver is the Nexus 4 though.
__________________
MBP Retina (2.7/16/256) + Dell U2312HM & Dell U2414H | Moto X/Nexus 5 | Nokia 1520
Technology reviews Technology thoughts Twitter
mr.suff is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 8, 2013, 11:09 AM   #2
h1r0ll3r
macrumors 68040
 
h1r0ll3r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Maryland
Mother of god.....I can't even come close to that one. I think I've had about 10 cellphones total in my lifetime. Many of them your typical cheap/free when you sign up type deals.
__________________
15" MBP iPad (3rd Gen) iPod Nano (6th Gen) & 160GB Classic ATV
iPhone 6+
h1r0ll3r is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 03:50 PM   #3
0dev
macrumors 68040
 
0dev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: 127.0.0.1
Can't be assed to post photos for all of these but from what I can remember...
  • Really old Motorola with an antenna sticking out the top
  • Nokia 3310
  • One of those cool slidey Nokias from the Matrix
  • Noka 7250i
  • Nokia 6230
  • Nokia 6230i
  • Sony Ericsson T610
  • Sony Ericsson K750i
  • Sony Ericsson W800i
  • NEC E313 (one of the first ever 3G phones!)
  • Nokia 6600
  • Nokia N-Gage
  • BlackBerry Pearl 8100
  • BlackBerry Curve 8310
  • iPhone 3G
  • Nokia 5800
  • HTC G1
  • HTC Hero
  • Palm Pre
  • iPhone 3GS
  • BlackBerry Curve 8520
  • BlackBerry Bold 9780
  • HTC ChaCha
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
  • Samsung Galaxy S (OG)
  • BlackBerry Torch 9800
  • iPhone 4
  • HTC Sensation (might have been the XL or XE or whatever, no idea)
  • iPhone 4 (again because the HTC broke)

There are probably more there I forgot too. I also owned more than one phone at the same time usually. Oh, and those may be in the wrong order but I think it's roughly correct.
__________________
"What kind of arrogant ass would quote themselves in their signature?" -0dev

Last edited by 0dev; May 10, 2013 at 05:07 AM.
0dev is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 05:12 PM   #4
MacRazySwe
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Ericsson T18



Ericsson T28



Sony Ericsson T68i - Woo, colorscreen!



Sony Ericsson T610i - Woo, built in camera! (I had the silver one)



Sony Ericsson K750i - I really liked this one, had a nice camera and autofocus!



Sony Ericsson K610i



Sony Ericsson W880i Silver, and a black one which was accidently washed in the washing-machine. Left it to dry afterwards and it actually worked, except for the broken microphone.



Sony Ericsson W890i Silver



iPhone 3GS 16GB



iPhone 4S 16GB



The iPhones were the only phones I've ever gotten new. The older ones I received from my dad/uncle as soon as they were changing to new phones. Except the iPhones, I've never paid for a phone in my entire life.
__________________
iMac 21.5" 2.5/4/500 | rMBP 13" 2.4/8/256 | iPhone 6 Space Grey | iPad Mini
MacRazySwe is offline   1 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 05:47 PM   #5
einmusiker
macrumors 68020
 
einmusiker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Location: Location:
first cell phone was a prepaid nokia clunker from tmobile in Vienna austria on study abroad back in 2002.

Second was a cheap nokia flip phone back in 2003.

Then I got one of those sony ericson "smart" phones (yeah right) around 2004 or 2005 (there might have been another one around there somewhere.

got the moto razr in 2006.

iphone in 07.

multiple iphone 3g's in 08,

3gs in 09,

multiple i4's and a palm pre plus in 2010,

HTC thunderbolt (first android) in 2011,

sgs 3 in 2012,

note 2 in 2013
__________________
I <3 Macbook pro, I <3 GoOgle Voice, I <3 my Android phone.
waiting for the shtuff to hit the fan when people start using tons of data on LTE :Popping popcorn:
einmusiker is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 06:04 PM   #6
soulreaver99
macrumors Demi-God
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Southern California
Not going to recall the years but I do remember all the devices I've owned...
  1. Motorola V120
  2. Sprint Sanyo 5300
  3. Motorola RAZR
  4. Sony Ericsson T616
  5. Sony Ericsson P900
  6. Palm Treo 650
  7. Palm Treo 750
  8. HTC Mogul
  9. HTC Touch
  10. HTC Touch Pro
  11. HTC Touch Pro 2
  12. iPhone 3G
  13. iPhone 3GS
  14. HTC Evo
  15. iPhone 4
  16. iPhone 4S
  17. Samsung Galaxy S3
  18. iPhone 5
  19. Samsung Galaxy Note II
  20. HTC One
  21. Samsung Galaxy S4

Current Main Phones:
  • HTC One 64GB Developer Edition (Personal)
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 (Work)
  • iPhone 5 (backup phone)
__________________
MacBook Pro Retina 15" 2013 | iMac 27" 2011
iPhone 6 Plus 128GB | HTC One M8
visit the geeks office for more foodporn and tech!

Last edited by soulreaver99; May 9, 2013 at 06:10 PM.
soulreaver99 is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 09:32 PM   #7
vastoholic
macrumors 68000
 
vastoholic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Tulsa, OK

Nokia 5110


LG C1300


Motorola SLVR


LG Shine


iPhone 3G


iPhone 3Gs


iPhone 4


iPhone 4s


iPhone 5
__________________
View my flickr sets....if you want. They're not too exciting.
vastoholic is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 10:10 PM   #8
wordoflife
macrumors 604
 
wordoflife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Oh wow, I've had like 4 cell phones in total so far.
- flip phone Samsung
- slider phone Samsung
- 3GS
- 4S

Used a Razer briefly between the 3GS and slider Samsung, but it wasn't really mine.
wordoflife is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 9, 2013, 10:14 PM   #9
ejb190
macrumors 65816
 
ejb190's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: At the intersection of Indy Cars and Amish Buggies
Some kind of Candybar phone about 2001
Motorola V60
Motorola L6 (SLVR) - loved the phone, but the reception was bad. Used this one forever!
a Red Sony-Ericson Flip
Pantech P6010
Samsung SGH-A157 (Laugh all you want - it's a phone!)

I've been through four or five flip phones for work. They finally moved us to the iPhone 4. My first smart phone.
ejb190 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 12:13 AM   #10
trekkie604
macrumors 65816
 
trekkie604's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Mine -

1998 - 2007


2008 - 2012
__________________
MacBook Pro Retina 13.3" | iPhone 6 64GB | iPad Mini Retina LTE 32GB | Windows 7 | Photos on my flickr
trekkie604 is offline   9 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 12:26 AM   #11
Nermal
Moderator
 
Nermal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Whakatane, New Zealand
I can't even remember the models of all of mine.
  • Alcatel Max DB (GSM, text messaging, that's about it) ~ 2000
  • Another Alcatel of some sort (similar feature set) ~2002
  • Panasonic of some sort (colour screen, and probably had MMS) ~2004
  • Vodafone… 715? (not a great phone but my previous one died) ~ 2006
  • Nokia 6275i (my first CDMA phone and first with third-party apps) - 2008
  • Sony W705a (much better browser than on the Nokia) - 2009
  • Nexus One (my first and only foray into Android) - 2010
  • iPhone 4S (everyone knows this one!) - 2011
Nermal is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 05:25 AM   #12
AppleFanatic10
macrumors 68020
 
AppleFanatic10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Los Angeles but missing San Diego </3
Send a message via AIM to AppleFanatic10 Send a message via Skype™ to AppleFanatic10
2004-2006 Motorola i215
2006-2007 some Japanese phone
2008-2009 some prepaid Japanese phone

2010-2010 sidekick 2008
2010-2011 Verizon Blackberry Bold 9650

2011-2012 Verizon iPhone 4
2012-Present Verizon iPhone 5
__________________
White Unibody MacBook, 2.4GHz, 1TB HD, 8GB RAM, OS X 10.9.4
iPad Mini 1Gen 16GB
iP6 SG 16GB 9/30/2014
RIP Grandma 5/10/1930 - 9/24/2012
AppleFanatic10 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 07:25 AM   #13
Crazy Badger
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Scotland
Started back in 1995 with a NEC P3



Then a long line of Nokia phones - 2110, 5110, 6210, 8210, 8810, N80, N73, E90

And then the Apple love affair began - 3GS, 4S, 5
__________________
2013 MBA 13/1.7/8 2011 iMac 27/2.7/32 iPhone6 iPad rMini & 2 aTV2 & 3 16TB FreeNAS
Canon 5D Mk2, 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS Mk1, 24-105mm f/4 L IS, 50mm f/1.4
Crazy Badger is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 10:02 AM   #14
LotusLord
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Tracphone Nokia something
Verizon Kyocera SCP-1135
Cingular/AT&T LG flip
Cingular/AT&T Treo 650
AT&T Treo 750
Unlocked Nokia E71
AT&T iPhone 3Gs
AT&T iPhone 4
AT&T iPhone 5
LotusLord is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 10:52 AM   #15
macgeek18
macrumors 65816
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Murrieta,CA
LG flip-phone
Samsung flip-phone
LG Optimus M
Motorola Atrix 4G
Current: Motorola Droid X.

(I've always been way behind on cell phone technology. Now I'm super behind on computer/Tablet tech as well.) My current Tablet is a Samsung Galaxy Tab. It's stuck on Android 2.1
__________________
MacBook Pro 13";2.5Ghz Core i5;8GB DDR3;480GBSSD;OSX 10.9.2 Mavericks
iPhone 5c, 16GB, White, Verizon 4G LTE.
macgeek18 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 09:54 PM   #16
i4Collin
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Maryland
Pantech C300- was much too small
Motorola RAZR2 V9- quality phone, got smashed
Motorola RAZR V3xx- bought because it was available with accident coverage
LG Xenon- good little phone, drowned in water accident
Pantech Duo- yikes...keyboard was terrible, windows mobile even worse
Motorola RAZR V3xx- second one of these I had, liked the first so much
iPhone 3GS- great phone, still used by friend today
iPhone 4- bought June 24, 2010 launch day best phone I've ever had
iPhone 4S- bought launch day, loved this phone, gave it to my mother
iPhone 5- bought launch day, first iPhone I've jailbroken...it's alright but I just don't like it as much as I liked my 4 and 4S.
__________________
Currently In Use:
2010 21.5" iMac Core i3 3.06 GHz| 2011 White 32GB iPhone 4S AT&T| 2012 15" RMBP 2.3GHz| 2013 Gold 32GB iPhone 5S AT&T| 2013 Space Gray 16GB iPad rMini TMobile
i4Collin is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 10, 2013, 10:16 PM   #17
tbayrgs
macrumors 68040
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Samsung SCH-8500
Samsung SCH-A460
Samsung SCH-A950
Motorola E815
AT&T Tilt
iPhone
IPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 4
iPhone 4s
Galaxy Nexus
iPhone 5
Nexus 4
Galaxy Note II
HTC One - current phone
tbayrgs is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2013, 06:41 PM   #18
Jessica Lares
macrumors 604
 
Jessica Lares's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Near Dallas, Texas, USA
Thumb resize. Thumb resize. Thumb resize. Thumb resize. Thumb resize. Thumb resize.
__________________
Have You Hugged Your Mac Today?
Daily Expressions | iMac G4 | Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro | iPod Nano (7G) | iPad Mini | iPod Touch (5G) | iPhone 5S
Jessica Lares is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2013, 06:57 PM   #19
Pinkie Pie
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Wow, some serious cell phone collections here!

2005: 2007 (LG Rumor): 2009 (Motorola Droid):
2011: we all know what the iPhone 4S looks like
__________________
late 2013 13" rMBP (2.6/8/512) | early 2008 MacBook, white
iPad 2 | iPhone 4S | iPod Video, 2006 | Apple TV 3

Last edited by Pinkie Pie; May 11, 2013 at 07:04 PM.
Pinkie Pie is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2013, 10:06 PM   #20
Sylon
macrumors 68000
 
Sylon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Michigan/Ohio, USA
Ok, I'm gonna try this, I'll do my best to remember them all. I'm sourcing all these pics from various places on the internet, so I hope they all show.


1) My first phone, the Motorola V120 from Cingular Wireless



2) I can't find a pic of my second phone. It was a blue and silver flip phone from Sprint. Apparently it was so bad, no one ever bothered to take a picture of it, lol. It was also the last time I'll ever use Sprint (long story).


3) The infamous Motorola Razr, I think it was from AT&T



4) The Samsung Blackjack, and before my current phone, the last Samsung I ever bought.
Thumb resize.


5) When my Blackjack died, I had to use a loaner Razr until I bought my first "smartphone", the HTC Fuze. "Smartphone" is putting it nicely, it was terrible.
Thumb resize.


6) Then I moved to Germany and needed a new phone, so I bought the iPhone 3G for 1€



7) I got tired of that, so I picked up an unlocked Blackberry Bold 2 to use while I was over in Germany
Thumb resize.


8) When I came back to the States, I bought the iPhone 4S
Thumb resize.


9) Then I wanted to try out Android, so I picked up the Nexus 4
Thumb resize.


10) And finally, my current phone: The Samsung Galaxy S4. I love it.
Thumb resize.



Ok, I think that's all of them. If I missed one, then it wasn't significant enough to remember, lol.
__________________
2013 13" Retina MacBook Pro | 64GB iPhone 6 | 32GB iPad Air | TV
Sylon is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 11, 2013, 11:39 PM   #21
alphaod
macrumors Core
 
alphaod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: 上海 (Shanghai)
By brand. Approximate order for brand. I've owned multiple phones at once, so it's difficult to gauge order between each brand.

Apple~
iPhone
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 4
iPhone 4S
iPhone 5

BlackBerry~
8800
Curve 8300
Bold 9000
Storm 9500
Tour 9630
Bold 9700
Z10

Handspring~
Treo 600

HTC~
HD2
Desire
HD7
One

Motorola~
Startac
V60
V70
MPx200
MPx220
MPx
RAZR V3
SLVR L7
MOTOFONE F3
KRZR K3

Nokia~
8210
8810
N-Gage
N-Gage QD
N90
N91
N93
N95
8800 Arte
E62
E90
E71
E72
N97
N900
5800 XM
N9
Lumia 900
808 PureView
Lumia 920

Palm~
Treo 650

Samsung~
Focus
Galaxy S II
Galaxy S III

Sanyo~
SCP-6200

Sharp~
923SH

Sony~
CMD Z1

Sony Ericsson~
W800
Xperia Play

Vertu~
Constellation


Yeah, it's sad I know.

My first phone was the Motorola StarTac. I basically bought a phone, used it and then sold it for close to new price… it was pretty good, but it does mean I don't have most of these phones anymore. It was great in that I pretty much knew how to use every phone, which made me more unique among my friends.

Currently, my primary phone is the iPhone 5. AT&T won't unlock my Lumia, so I don't use it much. The Z10 lacks some basic apps, again why I won't use it much. I just picked up the HTC One, and I have to say I absolutely love it!


I'm not going to hunt for pictures… I had a hard enough time figuring out the proper model numbers.
__________________
Mac Pro | Mac mini | 15" MacBook Pro | iPad Air | iPhone 6
alphaod is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 12, 2013, 12:33 AM   #22
JoeG4
macrumors 68020
 
JoeG4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Bay Area, Ca.
Send a message via ICQ to JoeG4 Send a message via AIM to JoeG4
Thumb resize.

Galaxy Note 2 and T-Mobile G2

Thumb resize.

Sony 3G phone, TM506 I think it was called. T-Mobile's first 3G phone, and it wasn't.. all that great.

Hrmmmmm... going back I had some kinda samsung and a motorola, that's about it.
__________________
I've been a huge fan of Mac OS X since 2001!
JoeG4 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 12, 2013, 12:10 PM   #23
cambookpro
macrumors 601
 
cambookpro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Berks, England
Nokia 3310
Motorola Razr V3
iPhone (8GB)
iPhone 3GS (16GB, black)
iPhone 4 (16GB, black)
iPhone 5 (32GB, black)
__________________
MacBook Pro | iPhone 6 Plus | iPad Air | Apple TV
cambookpro is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 12, 2013, 01:16 PM   #24
soulreaver99
macrumors Demi-God
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Southern California
LOL N-Gage. I always wanted one but never got it. Good thing I didn't :P
__________________
MacBook Pro Retina 15" 2013 | iMac 27" 2011
iPhone 6 Plus 128GB | HTC One M8
visit the geeks office for more foodporn and tech!
soulreaver99 is online now   0 Reply With Quote
Old May 12, 2013, 07:14 PM   #25
Destroysall
macrumors 65816
 
Destroysall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: United States
I've always been with T-Mobile USA.








I never really cared for phones, since I really don't fancy talking on the phone. However, with the Galaxy S Blaze, I've found myself doing more, so I am thinking I am going to make the move to an iPhone. I've always wanted one since the iPhone 4S came out.
Destroysall is offline   0 Reply With Quote


Reply
MacRumors Forums > Mac Community > Picture Gallery

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iPad mini as a primary mobile (cell) phone? Chuchichan iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting 10 Jun 30, 2013 09:15 PM
Happy Birthday cell phone - the first cell phone call occurred 04/03/73 maflynn Community Discussion 11 Apr 5, 2013 02:37 PM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:05 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC